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1 EP2707684B1
FORCE SENSOR
Publication/Patent Number: EP2707684B1 Publication Date: 2020-09-23 Application Number: 12724177.6 Filing Date: 2012-04-19 Inventor: Ueno, Masamichi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G01L5/16
2 US10782647B2
Cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10782647B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-22 Application Number: 16/274,409 Filing Date: 2019-02-13 Inventor: Kashiide, Yosuke   Sato, Masaaki   Munetsugu, Hiroyuki   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G03G21/18 Abstract: A cartridge includes a rotatable developer carrying member rotatably supported by the frame and rotatable about an axis L1 and a coupling member rotatable about an axis L2, with the coupling member being configured to transmit a rotational force to the developer carrying member. The coupling member is movable between (a) a reference attitude in which the axis L2 of the coupling member is parallel to and offset from the axis L1 of the developer carrying member, (b) a first inclination attitude in which the coupling member is inclined in a direction toward the developer carrying member, and (c) a second inclination attitude in which the coupling member is inclined in a direction different from the direction that the coupling member is inclined in the first inclination attitude. As seen along an axial direction of the developer carrying member, an angle formed between the axis L2 of the coupling member when the coupling member is in the first inclination attitude and the axis L2 of the coupling member when the coupling member is in the second inclination attitude is in the range of 20° to 150°.
3 US10775583B2
Control apparatus for vibration-type actuator, method of controlling vibration-type actuator, driving apparatus, image pickup apparatus, and automatic stage
Publication/Patent Number: US10775583B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-15 Application Number: 15/207,352 Filing Date: 2016-07-11 Inventor: Sumioka, Jun   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G02B7/09 Abstract: A value obtained by adding an output of a speed feedforward calculation unit that uses a speed calculated from a change over time in an instruction value to a stage downstream from a feedback calculation unit that uses a positional deviation is used as a control amount, and at least one of an elliptic ratio of elliptical motion and a driving direction is controlled.
4 US10775714B2
Developing device
Publication/Patent Number: US10775714B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-15 Application Number: 16/685,973 Filing Date: 2019-11-15 Inventor: Shiomi, Tomohiro   Tsurusaki, Teruaki   Koga, Shunichi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G03G15/08 Abstract: There is provided a developing device including, when viewed in a section perpendicular to a rotational axis of a rotatable developing member, a recessed portion to grip a resin-made regulating blade formed on an upstream side of the regulating blade with respect to a closest position where the regulating blade comes closest to the rotatable developing member in a rotation direction of the rotatable developing member, and a vertical length of the recessed portion in a direction vertical to a straight line passing through the closest position and a rotation center of the rotatable developing member is 0.5 mm or more.
5 US10775728B2
Image forming system that performs communication control and image forming apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10775728B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-15 Application Number: 16/557,134 Filing Date: 2019-08-30 Inventor: Fukumuro, Tadashi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G03G15/00 Abstract: An image forming system in which a first control unit transmits, in a state there identification information is not set in an external apparatus, a confirmation command for confirming a state of the external apparatus to a second control unit before the first control unit transmits a registration command to the second control unit.
6 US10768884B2
Communication apparatus, display apparatus, control method thereof, storage medium, and display system for configuring multi-display settings
Publication/Patent Number: US10768884B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-08 Application Number: 16/192,906 Filing Date: 2018-11-16 Inventor: Kotani, Junji   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G06F3/14 Abstract: A communication apparatus that is capable of communicating with one of a plurality of display apparatuses, so that an integrated image screen is constituted by combining display image screens of the plurality of display apparatuses, comprises at least one processor or circuit to perform the operations of the following units: a detection unit configured to detect, among the plurality of display apparatuses, a display apparatus that is close to the communication apparatus within a predetermined range to establish near field wireless communication; and a display unit configured to display information relating to, of the plurality of display apparatuses, a first display apparatus to which the communication apparatus is to be brought close so that the first display apparatus is detected by that detection unit.
7 US10769095B2
Image processing apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10769095B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-08 Application Number: 15/653,630 Filing Date: 2017-07-19 Inventor: Suzuki, Jun   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G06F15/163 Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of image processors, and is capable of providing an instruction of any one of a plurality of operation modes including a first recording mode. In the first recording mode, among the plurality of image processors, each image processor other than an image processor in a final stage performs predetermined image processing on image data of a portion that needs to be processed, and outputs image data of a portion other than the portion that needs to be processed to an image processor in a subsequent stage without performing the predetermined image processing thereon. One of the plurality of image processors that is set as a power supply master performs control so as to sequentially bring the plurality of image processors into a power supply state corresponding to the operation mode indicated by the instruction.
8 US10766723B2
Image forming apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10766723B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-08 Application Number: 15/928,502 Filing Date: 2018-03-22 Inventor: Tsukijima, Hisashi   Hanayama, Shimpei   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: B65H5/02 Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a belt conveyance device that corrects leaning of an endless belt member, the belt conveyance device being detachably attachable to an apparatus body of the image forming apparatus; a first guiding portion that supports a first guided portion provided in a frame member supporting rotatably a first roller on which the belt member is laid under tension and guides the belt conveyance device being attached to or detached from the apparatus body; and a second guiding portion that supports a second guided portion provided in a steering unit supporting rotatably a second roller on which the belt member is laid under tension, releases the second guided portion at an attachment position of the belt conveyance device to the apparatus body, and guides the belt conveyance device being attached to or detached from the apparatus body.
9 US10771760B2
Information processing device, control method of information processing device, and storage medium
Publication/Patent Number: US10771760B2 Publication Date: 2020-09-08 Application Number: 16/113,967 Filing Date: 2018-08-27 Inventor: Maruyama, Kazuna   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: H04N5/232 Abstract: An information processing device decides a viewpoint position and generates a virtual viewpoint image based on the decided viewpoint position by using a plurality of images shot by a plurality of imaging apparatuses. The information processing device includes a determining unit configured to determine a scene related to the virtual viewpoint image to be generated, and a deciding unit configured to decide the viewpoint position related to the virtual viewpoint image in the scene determined by the determining unit, based on the scene determined by the determining unit.
10 US10529869B2
Electronic component, electronic equipment, and method for manufacturing electronic component
Publication/Patent Number: US10529869B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-07 Application Number: 15/905,660 Filing Date: 2018-02-26 Inventor: Shitamichi, Taiki   Miyake, Takashi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: H01L31/0203 Abstract: A connecting member includes a first part arranged between a first region of an electronic device and a board and a second part arranged between a second region of the electronic device and the board, a distance from an edge to the first part is longer than a distance from a center to the first part, and a distance from the edge to the second part is shorter than a distance from the center to the second part, a space is provided between the electronic device and the board and between the first part and the second part, and, in the board, a through hole communicating with the space is provided not to overlap with the center of the electronic device.
11 US10529766B2
Camera and solid-state image sensor that includes a wiring structure with an electrically conductive pattern having plural primary and auxiliary lines arranged on a semiconductor substrate
Publication/Patent Number: US10529766B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-07 Application Number: 15/954,763 Filing Date: 2018-04-17 Inventor: Kumano, Hideomi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: H01L27/146 Abstract: A solid-state image sensor includes semiconductor substrate having element forming pixel array and element forming peripheral circuit, and wiring structure. The wiring structure includes electrically conductive pattern arranged in trench of interlayer insulation film and includes primary lines parallel to first direction and auxiliary lines connecting the primary lines. Width of primary line in second direction perpendicular to the first direction is not less than 250 nm and not more than 2,000 nm, interval between adjacent primary lines is not more than 500 nm, width of the auxiliary line in the first direction is less than 400 nm. Value obtained by dividing area of the electrically conductive pattern in square region by area of the square region is not more than 0.9.
12 US10533065B2
Photocurable composition, method for producing cured product pattern using the same, method for producing optical component, and method for producing circuit board
Publication/Patent Number: US10533065B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-14 Application Number: 15/328,394 Filing Date: 2015-07-22 Inventor: Ito, Toshiki   Honma, Takeshi   Yonezawa, Shiori   Otani, Tomonori   Iwashita, Kazumi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: C08F2/48 Abstract: A photocurable composition contains a polymerizable compound; and a photopolymerization initiator, in which the photocurable composition contains a compound represented by General Formula (1) shown below as the polymerizable compound, and in which, in General Formula (1), Ar represents a monovalent aromatic group which may have a substituent, R1 represents an alkyl group which may have a substituent or a hydrogen atom, R2 represents an alkyl group having (m+n) valences which may have a substituent, m is an integer of 2 or more, and n is an integer of 1 or more.
13 US10532564B2
Print control apparatus, printing apparatus, and data processing method
Publication/Patent Number: US10532564B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-14 Application Number: 15/827,270 Filing Date: 2017-11-30 Inventor: Nakamura, Hironori   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: B41J2/045 Abstract: According to an embodiment of this invention, a print control apparatus which controls a printhead, including a plurality of nozzle arrays each formed from a plurality of nozzles for discharging ink, for executing printing on a print medium by discharging inks of a plurality of colors from the plurality of nozzle arrays executes the following data processing. That is, image data is received from an external apparatus. One of a plurality of ASICs executes at least common data processing for generating print data corresponding to the plurality of colors with respect to the received image data, and another ASIC executes specific data processing related to each of the plurality of colors. Thus, print data to be output to the printhead is generated, and then transmitted to the printhead.
14 US10542168B2
Image reading device and image forming apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10542168B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 15/727,969 Filing Date: 2017-10-09 Inventor: Ogasawara, Akio   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: H04N1/04 Abstract: An image reading device includes a turning unit and a reading unit having a reader and a reading glass. The reader reads, through the reading glass, an image on a sheet placed on the reading glass. The turning unit can turn with respect to the reading unit. The turning unit includes a pressing plate, a communication unit, and an attachment part. The pressing plate presses a sheet on the reading glass against the reading glass when the turning unit is at a position closing the reading glass. The communication unit receives data from outside the image reading device by wireless communication. The communication unit is detachably mounted within the turning unit. The attachment part attaches the communication unit and has a weight mounting portion capable of mounting a weight.
15 US10545442B1
Image heating apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10545442B1 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 16/446,926 Filing Date: 2019-06-20 Inventor: Hirano, Shigeru   Nakamoto, Ikuo   Tanaka, Shigeru   Maeda, Akihiro   Yamaguchi, Yusuke   Tsuzaki, Shohei   Endo, Kenji   Takahashi, Shinsuke   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G03G15/20 Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes an endless belt, a rotary member configured to form a nip portion with the endless belt, regulating members for regulating the endless belt from moving in a longitudinal direction by being in contact with longitudinal ends of the endless belt, and a sheet-like heating member. The heating member includes a heat transfer member in contact with the inner surface of the endless belt, and a heating portion located on an opposite side from a side, of the heating member, in contact with the inner surface of the endless belt across the heat transfer member. Both end portions of the heat transfer member are disposed at the same location or outside of both end portions of the heating portion in the longitudinal direction and are disposed inside of both end portions of the rotary member in the longitudinal direction.
16 US10545435B2
Image heating apparatus that controls heat generating quantities of a plurality of heat generating elements based on heat accumulation amounts, and an image forming apparatus having the image heating apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10545435B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 15/876,455 Filing Date: 2018-01-22 Inventor: Uchiyama, Takahiro   Iwasaki, Atsushi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G03G15/20 Abstract: An image heating apparatus includes a heater having a plurality of heat generating elements, a roller for forming a nip portion with the heater, an acquisition portion that acquires a plurality of count values indicating heat accumulation amounts of a plurality of heating regions heated by the plurality of heat generating elements, respectively, and a control portion that controls electrical power to be supplied to the plurality of heat generating elements to control individual heat generating quantities of the plurality of heat generating elements. The control portion controls the heat generating quantities so that a difference between a first count value indicating a heat accumulation amount of a first heating region heated by a first heat generating element and a second count value indicating a heat accumulation amount of a second heating region heated by a second heat generating element is maintained within a predetermined range.
17 US10545311B2
Image processing method, image processing device, and image pickup apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10545311B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 15/545,050 Filing Date: 2016-03-10 Inventor: Fukuda, Koichi   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: G06K9/36 Abstract: One embodiment of the present invention provides an image processing method, the method comprising: acquiring a plurality of viewpoint images; generating a contrast distribution from the plurality of viewpoint images; and generating an output image by performing image processing in accordance with the contrast distribution with respect to an image based on the plurality of viewpoint images.
18 US10547786B2
Image processing for turbulence compensation
Publication/Patent Number: US10547786B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 15/956,109 Filing Date: 2018-04-18 Inventor: Pan, Ruimin   Arnison, Matthew Raphael   Monaghan, David Robert James   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: H04N5/232 Abstract: One or more embodiments of an apparatus, system and method of compensating image data for phase fluctuations caused by a wave deforming medium, and storage or recording mediums for use therewith, are provided herein. At least one embodiment of the method comprises capturing, by a sensor of an imaging system, first image data and second image data for each of a plurality of pixel positions of the sensor, the sensor capturing an object through a wave deforming medium causing a defocus disparity between the first image data and second image data; and determining the defocus disparity between the first image data and the second image data, the defocus disparity corresponding to a defocus wavefront deviation of the wave deforming medium. The method may further comprise compensating the image data captured by the sensor for phase fluctuations caused by the wave deforming medium using the determined defocus disparity.
19 US10543997B2
Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
Publication/Patent Number: US10543997B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 16/052,767 Filing Date: 2018-08-02 Inventor: Sawashima, Fumiya   Suzuki, Tetsuji   Hamasaki, Ryuji   Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha   IPC: B65H3/56 Abstract: A sheet feeding apparatus includes an abutment part having an abutment area against which a leading edge of a sheet abuts and a moving part to move the abutment part between first and second positions. The moving part includes a link member having an engage portion to engage with a positioning portion, the link member being joined with the abutment part, and an urging member to urge the link member such that the abutment part moves toward the second position. The abutment part is retained at the first position against an urging force of the urging member in a case where the positioning portion is engaged with the engage portion of the link member.